What are some reasons doctors prescribe bed rest?

i was resently rushed to the emergency room for fainting and extremly low blood pressur after not feeling well and sleeping alot the three days proir to going to the doctors office for puking and a burning sensatoin they had me lay down for three minutes came back in and took it and then had me stand well of course i was gonna pass out. im drinking lots of water and gaterraid and sucking on ice cubes to keep fliuds down its been an ongoing problem are they going to put me on bed rest for this? im only 17 weeks almost 18 weeks i dont wanna lay in bed till august ????


Asked by Anonymous at 5:57 PM on Mar. 11, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • if the dr feels that there is risk to you or baby in any way they will put you on bedrest could be just for a few weeks or it could be for the rest of your pregnancy
    i am on bed rest but im a high risk pregnancy too

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 5:59 PM on Mar. 11, 2009

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  • they can put you on bedrest for a number of things, depending on how it would effect you & your pregnancy. im not even 7weeks yet & already on bedrest for bleeding whenever i do physical stuff (cant even have sex, boo!). hopefully you start feeling better though, good luck & take care!!

    Answer by WannabeMommy87 at 6:13 PM on Mar. 11, 2009

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